The Art of Curation

SHE SAID NOTES #9

The term “curate” has been gaining colloquial popularity. It has been recently bandied about beyond the walls of art galleries as people now borrow the term and “curate” social media tools such as their LinkedIn pages. For art gallery walls and Facebook walls alike, one goal of curation—what we believe to be an inherently creative process—is to tell a story, to narrate a life, by presenting a visual theme that communicates a central message to an audience who knows what it is looking for... or thinks it does! “The Art of Curation,” unpacked in our 9th issue of She Said Notes by playwright/screenwriter Briana Brown and social activist Jill Piebiak, is an ongoing creative process that underpins our work at She Said Films as we work to curate all that our audience is looking for…

Creative Tip

A storyteller needs to get immersed in a world! “My responsibility is not to the ordinary… My loyalty is to the inner vision, whenever and howsoever it may arrive. If I have a meeting with you at three o’clock, rejoice if I am late. Rejoice even more if I do not arrive at all.”
(Mary Oliver, Upstream)

 

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